"I was thinking about going further away, but I decided to stay close to home. UMKC allowed me to have a secure place in the community that’s so vibrant. That was a big draw."

Lauren Orozco '22

B.A. business, marketing; minor Latin American Studies

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Welcome to UMKC, Roos!

Convocation, Roo Welcome and soccer headlined the first week of the semester

UMKC Announces Free Tuition for Pell-Eligible Students, In-State Tuition Scholarships for Students from All 50 States

Roo Advantage Scholarship ensures free college education for the students who need it most while Roo Nation Award offers in-state tuition scholarships

Kansas City Celebrates Henry Bloch, Heritage Hall Reopening

The posthumous 100th birthday of Henry Bloch recognizes past and present achievements and anticipates future successes